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Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts - 2018


Hawaiʻi Public Radio is proud to present broadcasts of performances by the Hawaiʻi Symphony Orchestra recorded live during HSO’s 2017-2018 Halekulani Masterworks Series at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu. HPR Classical Music Director Gene Schiller is your host.

All broadcasts air Mondays, 8-10 pm on HPR-2 (find your frequency). See specific dates below.


Broadcasts of the Hawai?i Symphony Orchestra on Hawai?i Public Radio are sponsored by Bronster Fujichaku Robbins



Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts, 2017-2018 Season


July 30, 2018
The New World
Michael Stern, conductor
Fabio Bidini, piano

Shostakovich – Festive Overture
Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 From the New World


August 6Handel, Beethoven & Sibelius
Joseph Swenson, conductor
Constance Uejio, harp

Handel – Harp Concerto No. 4
Beethoven – Symphony No. 1
Sibelius – Symphony No. 1


August 13, 2018Jeff Peterson & M?lama ‘?ina
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Jeff Peterson, slack key guitar

Beethoven – Overture to Egmont
Jeff Peterson – Concerto for Slack Key Guitar and Orchestra, M?lama ‘?ina
Prokofiev – Symphony No. 5


August 20, 2018
Ode to Joy
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
O‘ahu Choral Society

Vaughn Williams - Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 Choral


August 27, 2018
Eastern Light
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Gao Hong, pipa
Linda Chatterton, flute


September 3, 2018Bernstein’s 100th Birthday
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin

Copland – Suite from The Tender Land
Bernstein – Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium”
Beethoven – Symphony No. 8


September 10, 2018
Lang Lang
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Lang Lang, Piano

Mussorgsky Arr. Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3


September 17, 2018Barber, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn
Victor Yampolsky, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano

Barber - Essay #2 for Orchestra, op, 17
Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto #2 in G Minor, op.22
Mendelssohn - Symphony #3 in A Minor, op.56


September 24, 2018Russian Dances
Laura Jackson, conductor
Esther Yoo, violin

Tchaikovsky – Suite from Swan Lake
Glazunov – Violin Concerto
Stravinsky – Petrushka (1947)


October 1, 2018The Debuts of Slatkin & Vahala
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Elina Vahala, violin

Cindy McTee – Finish Line
Sibelius – Violin Concerto
Brahms – Symphony No. 2


October 8 2018German Treasures
Naoto Otomo, conductor
Philippe Bianconi, piano

Mozart – Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Schumann – Piano Concerto
Brahms – Variations on a theme of Joseph Haydn
Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger


October 15 , 2018Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Olga Kern
Carlos Prieto, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

Tchaikovsky – Waltz from Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5

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